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Wednesday December 28 2011
Del Piero will play on

Alessandro Del Piero will continue playing once he leaves Juventus in June – but don’t ask him where.

The Old Lady of Italian football have confirmed that the 37-year-old will leave once his contract expires during the summer.

The club captain, signed from Padova in 1993, has admitted that he won’t hang up his boots, but he’s put his future on hold for now.

“I won’t stop playing,” he told Sky Sport Italia.

“There is just Juventus in my future for now. All that I am thinking about is this Serie A season and the Bianconeri.

“The hope is that we’ll be able to do well in 2012 all of the things that we did well in 2011.”

The 2006 World Cup winner has failed to score so far this season in 12 Serie A games and one Coppa Italia tie.

Del Piero is no longer guaranteed first team football under Antonio Conte as the statistics for the current campaign illustrate.

The forward has started just three Serie A matches and played in only 296 minutes of top-flight action overall.

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